Sports

Elite youth football — options and possibilities

BY ANDREW EDWARDS | Sunday, November, 19 2017    

The world over, serious football associations, leagues and clubs have and are continuing to increase their investments in the systematic development of elite youth players. The models are quite varied and unique to particular jurisdictions, however, some core principles are ever... Read More

Hurricane bowlers set up intriguing final day with Scorpions

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Leeward Islands Hurricanes Captain Rahkeem Cornwall led a lion-hearted effort from the bowling attack yesterday to leave his side with a final-day chase of 302 for victory against Jamaica Scorpions in the Regional Four-Day... Read More

Lewis, Pollard star in BPL

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — West Indies batsmen Evin Lewis and Kieron Pollard slammed half-centuries as Dhaka Dynamites crushed Darren Sammy's Rajshahi Kings, but superstar Chris Gayle flattered to deceive in his first outing in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) here... Read More

De Bruyne dazzles as Man City sink Leicester

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

LEICESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) — Runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City overcame defensive problems to reach another landmark with a 2-0 victory at Leicester City yesterday. Read More

Suarez double stretches Barca's La Liga lead

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Luis Suarez ended a five-game goal drought with a double as Barcelona extended their lead at the top of La Liga, with a flattering 3-0 win at Leganes yesterday. Read More

James shines as Cavs win, Spurs rally stuns Thunder

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — LeBron James produced a 39-point masterclass as the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied to overhaul the Los Angeles Clippers in an overtime thriller on Friday night. Read More

Miller, Jacobs bowl Scorpions to victory

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Nikita Miller and Damion Jacobs produced further evidence that spin remains the undoing of Leeward Islands Hurricanes' batsmen, when they bowled Jamaica Scorpions to a 157-run victory in the Regional 4-Day Championship on Sunday. Read More

Four the hard way!

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, November, 18 2017    

Sabina Park is expected to be buzzing with excitement as the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/FLOW Super Cup comes to the Corporate Area with two enthralling games. In the opening game, St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) play Calabar High at... Read More

Regional coaches complete Levels 1, 3 coaching programmes

Saturday, November, 18 2017    

Cricket West Indies (CWI) just concluded two important sessions as part of continued efforts to improve its role in coaching education. Read More

Williams tops scoring chart in overseas domestic tourney

BY PAUL BURROWES Observer writer | Saturday, November, 18 2017    

For Jamaicans plying their trade in overseas domestic football competitions, Romario Williams reigns as the topscorer for the calendar year. Read More

Bigger turns out better for fishing champs

Saturday, November, 18 2017    

Battling high winds and rough seas, the Gabby Milan 11 landed the heaviest marlin, as well as the heaviest billfish in the Royal Jamaica Yacht Club (RJYC) 16th Annual Fishing Tournament, November... Read More

Gayle, McCullum set to take tournament by storm

Saturday, November, 18 2017    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — West Indies star Twenty20 batsman Chris Gayle said he is looking forward to rekindling his opening partnership with Brendon McCullum during the Bangladesh Premier League. Read More

Warriors host Titans in JCA Super League

Saturday, November, 18 2017    

The Jamaica Cricket Association's (JCA's) two-day Super League continues this weekend with the top-of-the-table encounter between Western Warriors and Central Titans at the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium in Florence Hall taking centre stage. Read More

Mayberry Open Junior Tennis Championships serves off today

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, November, 18 2017    

JAMAICA'S top players will be participating in the sixth staging of the Mayberry Investments Open Junior Tennis Championships to be held at Tennis Jamaica, today and tomorrow beginning at 9:00 am. Read More

Scotiabank 'A' regain BHNA Senior League

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, November, 18 2017    

SCOTIABANK, along with Jamaica National (JN) Group, Wisynco Group, Housing Agency of Jamaica (HAJ), and Jamaica Customs Agency came out champions of the 2017 Business House Netball Association (BHNA) Divisional Leagues, which ended at the National Indoor Sports Centre (NISC) last... Read More



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